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Oct 2, 2012 3:00am PDT
like it is a ploy to get the conservative latino vote? >> i think that it is a little bit of desperation. it is something you might have expected months earlier. what's shocked me kind of up until this point is romney was pushed so far to the right in the primary because he was really worried about santorum and all of them, perry and because he had this history as the governor of massachusetts and had a reputation as being more of a moderate, he -- especially on immigration really took a hard right position, to the right of rick perry, to the right of almost everyone else running and he never really tacked back. he's kind of stuck with that all the way through and i think finally he may be starting to realize well, we need something to offer. the problem is at this point a lot of the perceptions and a lot of the perceptions of romney really historically negative for an actual nominee of the party. have sunken in. so i don't know if you can really make a fundamental change in how people perceive you. but he's got
Oct 19, 2012 3:00am PDT
where they can get latinos to vote for them. >> yeah. >> bill: and just six years ago "the new york times" reporting this morning 56% of latinos were against same-sex marriage. today, 52% of latinos support same sex marriage. the politics changing across the board. certainly among young people. >> right. >> bill: this is a big winner for those who support same-sex marriage and loser for those trying to stop it. >> the republicans are getting beaten badly, mitt romney among latinos. if he loses this election, that's going to be the post script of why he didn't court them better and going to the right on deportation. republicans say some republicans say if mitt romney loses, maybe we just get immigration reform off the table, because we're getting hammered on that and thinking maybe we'll appeal to the social conservative latinos polls show that may not work, especially going in that direction. >> bill: boehner is just doing this on his own right using available funds for a speaker. >> as speaker, you can direct the house counsel to get involved in cases. this has been going on for qu
Oct 3, 2012 3:00am PDT
with latinos. he is down 70-26. last election, george bushels about 44% among latinos in 2004. mccain got 31%. mitt romney around 30%. he's got to do better than that. we want to see a real policy with reform that's going to take care of people. thank you very much. we will see you right after this. health matters to all of us. that's why lysol has started a mission for health. with new mom programs, lysol healthy habits initiatives in schools and disaster relief efforts. when you use lysol at home, you'll know you're a part of something bigger. for healthy tips and more, visit >> welcome to the bill press show. i am jamal simmons sitting in for bill press. you are going to see us talk this morning more talk about the debates out in denver, colorado the rumble in the rockies. >> we are going to talk some more about the debates, talk about paul ryan. first, we are going to hear from lisa ferguson with current news. >> good morning, everyone. mitt romney is releasing a new ad ahead of the presidential debates. as we talked about earlier this debate will center
Oct 15, 2012 3:00am PDT
addressed romney's comment that he would have an easier time getting eelected if he were latino. here's a look at some of the best parts. [ laughter ] >> actually, mitt, that is so true. think of all our hispanic american presidents, george washington, george bush. what if you were just a little bit gay mitt! think of all the advantage that would provide! >> definitely look up that one on line if you want to see the whole thing. she finishes saying the real reason latinos will not vote for romney are that his policies suck. her words not mine. >> american bridge are behind the series and say videos to come will address romney's outrageous lice and out of touch statements. >> the congressional committee has 16 new ads underway for a total of $6 million targeting races in california, colorado, ohio and other competitive states. more bill press is coming up after the break. stay with us. ♪ presents coverage of the presidential debate. with unrivaled analysis and commentary. >> was this the game changer? is this going to change the dynamic? (vo) the only network with real-time reaction
Oct 8, 2012 3:00am PDT
chavez lived and is buried . giving an important address to the latino community. then on to san francisco where he will speak at three different fund raisers this evening, one at 4:00 then 7:15 and then 9:40 pm tonight in san francisco. busy day. we will come back here with more on the "full court press" stay around, another hour to go. >> announcer: this the "bill press show." the [♪ theme music ♪] >> bill: good morning, everybody. what do you say? good to see you today and welcome to the "full court press" here on current tv this monday morning october 8th, great to have you on board. we have got a lot to talk about, we'll bring you the issues and news of the day, and talk your comments at 866-55-press. a lot of anticipation for the second big debate this week. this time the vice president debate between joe biden and paul ryan. reportedly the president called the vice president over the weekend and say, hey, joe, i forgot to show up fore my debate last week, be sure to show up for yours. we'll talk about that and a whole lot more here but first we sta
Oct 12, 2012 3:00am PDT
that "mother jones" out. and we need to remind women and latino what will happen if he gets in. we need to get our people fired up, and just like how republicans hit the senior citizens, we need to remind people, he'll take away the dream act, women he'll take away your rights. and we need to get people out to vote and let people know what is going on in china. >> bill: i think we need elaine out on the campaign trail. >> exactly. [ laughter ] >> bill: but she did mention the middle class. joe biden has fought his whole life for the middle class. >> uh-huh. >> bill: if there is any doubt which team is for the middle class, i thought at the end of the night, joe biden won that round. >> yeah, he did. >> bill: i thought joe was believable. >> uh-huh. >> bill: and he just pointed out that the tax cuts that mitt romney and paul ryan are both espousing helping only 120,000 families. >> right. >> bill: it was such a small percentage of the american people, and he said barack and i will fighting for the 99.5%, if you will. >> exactly. >> bill: and again, a point that the pre
Oct 29, 2012 3:00am PDT
's really the case of what we may see. the country is more latino than it used to be. a lot of these states that are on the border like north carolina have more african-americans than it did four years ago, so all -- we don't want to get too much into the methodology of polls, but the number of total voters exist may be bigger than what the media is including in their numbers. >> bill: maine, michigan minnesota, new mexico nevada pennsylvania, that those are basically -- these are toss-up states but say look like they are going to go for obama. >> i think the president is up something like six points in nevada which is a huge deal for him. >> bill: yeah, that's six leaning republican, they only have two. arizona and north carolina. and north carolina could still go the other way. >> yeah. >> bill: in the middle toss up and this is what it really comes down to, seven colorado, florida, iowa -- where i think the president is still up -- new hampshire -- which last i saw the president is still up -- ohio which is the president is up by five at least in o
Oct 5, 2012 3:00am PDT
that in a president before. to me it is pretty cut and dry. it's racism. i'm american of latino decent and even though i -- i don't agree with what a lot of what the president says, or how he handles the gop, but if i ever meet him face-to-face i'm surely going to call him president and i'm never going to bark at him. look at george baby bush he was one of the most arrogant presidents in my time and nobody ever called him out on the things they should have. >> jamal: thank you david. we'll take a quick break and then we'll be right back after this. >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." ♪ (vo) john fugelsang sees what happens. >> you know, blaming this economy on barack obama is kinda like blaming your hangover on the guy making breakfast. i like mitt romney but i'm sorry. they guy has flipped more than a crack house mattress. this campaign has become so toxic, beverly hills housewives are now injecting it into their foreheads. weekly show. >> i love romney's debate style, but i tell you, if i could be that stiff for 90 minutes, i'd ... (vo) we probably won't regret it.
Oct 18, 2012 3:00am PDT
-term unemployed the catholic latino single woman and evangelicals, what matters most to these voters? things like jobs and the economy but also things like caring for the poor and women's rights. so that's why those are the types of issues we'll hear from the candidates over the next few weeks. and on the topics of women's rights romney is still refusing to say how he -- what he thinks about the lilly ledbetter fair pay act. he has said if he's president he would appoint supreme court justices who have all voted against lilly ledbetter and equal pay for women. more bill press coming up after the break. decide the election. current tv presents special event coverage of the presidential debate. with unrivaled analysis and commentary. >> you're going to hear that used as a major talking point. (vo) the only network with real-time reaction straight from the campaigns and from viewers like you. >> now that's politially direct. >>start the night with a special live edition of "talking liberally with stephanie miller" at 7 eastern. only on current tv.
Oct 16, 2012 3:00am PDT
up? it wasn't mentioned once in the v.p. debate. >> caller: that, too because i know latinos -- i'm not sure -- mitt will flip-flop as many times but at least get him on record and the president should double down so you mean what you say. throw his own quote back at him because that will hold his feet to the fire for anything he says after that. >> john: i agree with you. thank you for the call, bruce. i appreciate it. he's really right bruce from columbus. i would actually call him out on the dream act and make him say do you support it or not? where do you stand on this? when they want to say barack obama hasn't shown leadership on the illegal immigration issue this is the friend who moved national guard troops to the border, who fought for the dream act, who had this executive order legalizing the dream act. this is a president who has a record number of deportations and under his administration, we have seen a net zero loss in illegal immigration. you can blame that on the poor economy and in that case, george
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